Groceries & Markets

Sweet Tooth

8 Houston Bakeries With Delectable Holiday Treats

Local bakeries, Three Brothers Bakery, Sweets By Belen and Sinfull Bakery are ready to make something sweet to the city.

12/02/2022 By Danielle Wright and Jessica Lodge

A TEXAS TREASURE

Our 10 Favorite H-E-B Markets in the Loop, Ranked

You can’t go wrong shopping at H-E-B.

10/26/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Hispanic Heritage

How Houston's Afro-Latino Garifuna Community Is Keeping Its Culture Alive

The small-but-mighty Garifuna community in Houston is upholding their Central American roots.

09/28/2022 By Juan Antonio Sorto

Cloud 9

H-Town’s Most Popular CBD & Hemp Goods Stores

CBD has become a close second for those seeking relief from ailments, soothing anxieties, or sleep aids. Here's where to get it in Houston.

09/21/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Shelby Stewart

Hidden Gems

Discover Houston's Best Community-Led Grocery Stores

From Asian to African to Middle Eastern to Latin American, Houston's community groceries offer authentic tastes of home for its multicultural communities.

07/18/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Hidden Gems

The Backbone of Bayou City’s Warehouse District

The neighborhood shop has built a following with convenience-store staples and unique style, from candy and beer to clothing and handpicked trinkets.

07/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Michael Starghill

You Do It!

6 Must-Visit Farms for Summer Produce and Berry Picking

Support agriculture across the area and get some locally grown food.

06/17/2021 By Shivani Parmar

What a Rush!

Love Those Cotton Candy TikTok Videos? This Business Is Bringing the Sweet Treat to You

Sugar Swirls is whirling up tasty, homemade, pastel-colored joy in Pasadena.

04/07/2021 By Meredith Nudo

We're Back on That Again

Grocery Stores and Other Markets: Here's Who's Open and Closed

Want to grab water (ehhhh), produce (uhhh), or beans (they probably got those)?

02/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Get It and Get Grubbin'

Looking to Eat Healthy During the Holidays? Vital Kitchen Can Help

This Houston meal-delivery service focuses on fresh produce and cutting out the bad stuff.

11/26/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

Inspect these gadgets

The Best Kitchen Gadgets, According to the Professionals

Houston chefs and food professionals recommend their favorites.

11/16/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

One Last Dance

So Long, Disco Kroger, You Charmingly Unpretty Sight

As the infamous Montrose store prepares to turn off its lights for good, a writer reminisces.

11/11/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Homegrown Houston

10 Foods You Should Buy from Local Makers

Shop local. Support local.

05/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Cover It Up

How Grocery Stores Are Handling Mask Policy

We asked a few of the major local chains if they're enforcing the city order.

04/28/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Choco-Tastic Group

5 New Easter Candies to Sweeten Up Your Week

An homage to Prince? Lemon Kit-Kats? What to get ... and not get ... for your basket.

04/06/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

A Fresh Idea

Indigo Chef Hopes to Spur Change With New Grocery Store

For Jonny Rhodes, there's no time like the present to make people think about their food.

03/27/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Don't Panic

What to Know About Grocery Stores During Coronavirus Spread

Many markets have changed hours and offer delivery, curbside pickup.

03/17/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Choco-tastic

Can These Cake Mixes Turn You Into A Baking Pro?

Tackling Godiva while attempting to not make a fool out of oneself.

08/26/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

Party City

Dinner Is Served: The Best Party Food (and Drinks!) in Houston

Caterers, cakes, and even a signature cocktail.

08/26/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Milling Around

Where You Can (and Should) Try Oat Milk

The dairy substitute trend has finally made its way to Houston.

06/07/2019 By Siena DeBolt